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Burger, Carl 1888-1967

Overview
Works: 26 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 14,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Young adult works  Legends  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ10.3.B935, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Carl Burger
 
Most widely held works by Carl Burger
The incredible journey by Sheila Every Burnford( Book )
64 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 5,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doughty young Labrador retriever, a roguish bull terrier, and an indomitable Siamese cat set out through the Canadian wilderness to make their way home to the family they love
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson( Book )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and Danish and held by 3,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country ranks high in the annals of boy and dogdom. Gipson, in earlier books, has evinced an evocative quality which recaptures for the reader the sounds, the smells, the sights of the region he knows and loves, recaptures too the emotional quality, the moods of his central figure. This was particularly true in Hound-Dog Man, which for some readers was marred by the vernacular. In Old Yeller the story is told as a boy might share his own experience of growing up -- the dialect is no more insistent-possibly less so- than in The Yearling. Travis is thirteen when his father goes off on the long cattle trail to Abilene, leaving him as man of the house. There were the hogs who ran wild and some of the most exciting parts of the story tell of the roping and branding of the young. There were the cattle that had to be gentled for milking. There was a constant battle against skunks and coons in the corn patch and the melons. There was a small brother, violent in protest against Travis as disciplinarian. And -- a fairly shadowy figure- there was his mother, taking her share and more, in the struggle for existence. But most important there was Old Yeller, a big ugly yellow cur, whom Travis hated at the start and grew to love and trust and depend on, up to the tragic and dramatic end. A moving segment of early frontier America
Savage Sam by Fred Gipson( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of Old Yeller helps his owners escape from the Apaches in the East Texas territory of the 1870s
Familiar insects of America by Will Barker( Book )
4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A survey of common six-legged creatures who belong to the largest animal class. Examines several members of ten insect orders, discussing structure, characteristics, feeding habits, life cycle, and related miscellaneous information
Familiar animals of America by Will Barker( Book )
3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches of the life history, behavior, and ecological importance of forty-six common mammals and many common reptiles and amphibians
Winter-sleeping wildlife by Will Barker( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses hibernation and related habits of the hibernating animals of North America, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and mollusks
Hurry, spring! by Sterling North( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes in text and drawings the sights and sounds of woodland wildlife awakening as spring begins
All about fish by Carl Burger( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saltwater and freshwater fish from prehistoric times to today are revealed in their many varieties and how man interacts with them
Beaver skins and mountain men; the importance of the beaver in the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the North American continent by Carl Burger( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the influence the craze for beaver had on the development and exploration of North America and describes the men attracted by the opportunity for profit and adventure
All about cats by Carl Burger( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All about dogs by Carl Burger( Book )
3 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origin and how man developed special breeds for special uses. Grades 5-7
All about elephants by Carl Burger( Book )
2 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature lover's guide to favorite animals of North America by Will Barker( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toughy : bulldog in the Arctic by Harold McCracken( Book )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of the Stoll-McCracken Arctic expedition
Rocky : the famous bull elk by George Cory Franklin( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weekly Reader Books presents, the incredible journey by Sheila Every Burnford( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family
Into what port? by Agnes Rothery( Book )
3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young America book club presents the incredible journey by Sheila Every Burnford( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family
Little rascal by Sterling North( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Read about the funny adventures of a boy and his pet raccoon. When he's around, there's sure to be mischief."
The incredible journey by Sheila Every Burnford( Recording )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family
 
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Languages
English (97)
Dutch (6)
Danish (2)
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